The Penguin Complete Jane Austen by Jane AustenThe Penguin Complete Jane Austen by Jane Austen

The Penguin Complete Jane Austen

byJane Austen

Paperback | December 24, 2013

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Sense and Sensibility | Pride and Prejudice | Mansfield Park | Emma | Northanger Abbey | Persuasion | Lady Susan Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen. Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle, she paints vivid portraits of English middle-class life as the eighteenth century came to a close. Each of the novels is a love story and a story about marriage - marriage for love, for financial security, for social status. But they are not mere romances; ironic, comic and wise, they are masterly studies of the society Jane Austen observed. The seven novels in this volume contain some of the most brilliant, dazzling prose in the English language.
Jane Austen, the daughter of a clergyman, was born in Hampshire in 1775, and later lived in Bath and the village of Chawton. As a child and teenager, she wrote brilliantly witty stories for her family's amusement, as well as a novella, Lady Susan. Her first published novel was Sense and Sensibility, which appeared in 1811 and was soon ...
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Title:The Penguin Complete Jane AustenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1344 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 2.1 inPublished:December 24, 2013Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0670919691

ISBN - 13:9780670919697

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